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Micropalooza XII: Live Chiptune Showcase & Official PRGE After Party – Sunday 10/23, 8pm

Micropalooza XIIPortland Retro Gaming Expo is one of our favorite shows every year, so it’s only fitting that we close the weekend out with one of our favorite events: Micropalooza! Our live chiptune showcase returns with Micropalooza XII, an absolutely epic show with special guest Brent Weinbach!

For 12 years strong, Micropalooza has brought the best chiptune artists in the Pacific NW and beyond to decimate Ground Kontrol with a wide variety of music composed and performed with the help of retro video game hardware. What was once used to compose the background music for your favorite NES games is now armed to take center stage!

Portland chiptune legend Mechlo is joined by Glooms, boaconstructor,Fighter X, Tonight We Launch, greightbit.com and DJ Mr. Smith to keep the party going all night. And since straight-up VGM is still inspiring and awesome; comedian and game collector Brent Weinbach (of The Legacy Music Hour) is going to drop in for a special DJ set of pure video game classics!

Whether you’re a classic gaming fan, a chiptune freak, or just want to be a part of what’s sure to be the most unique show in Portland all month, you need to be at Micropalooza XII!

WHAT: Micropalooza XII: Official Portland Retro Gaming Expo After Party

WHEN: Sunday 10/23 · 8pm

COVER: $5 · 21+ only

Micropalooza XI: Our Annual Chiptune Fest Returns! Sunday 10/19

Micropalooza XIMicropalooza returns to close out Portland Retro Gaming Expo! The biggest and best classic console + arcade show in the Pacific Northwest takes place October 18-19, and we can think of no better way to wrap up a weekend of retro gaming than party at the best arcade + lounge in the PNW.

Ground Kontrol’s annual chiptune showcase is now in its 11th year, and we’ve got a fantastic lineup of artists pushing the limits of old-school technology to bring you retro-futuristic sounds! 

This year, we’re featuring…

Orbital Strike
Tonight We Launch

Visuals by Guybrush

$5 door / 21+ only